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Show / Hide MainWP Dashboard Footer Bar

Your Dashboard allows you to show or hide useful footer bar. To do that, go to: MainWP > Settings > Dashboard Options page and locate Hide MainWP Footer button and set it to fit your needs:

Set Tolerance for Possibly Abandoned Plugins & Themes Feature

This feature checks the last updated status of plugins and themes and alerts you if not updated in a specific amount of time. This gives you insight on if a plugin or theme may have been abandoned by the author: On the MainWP > Settings page, in the Upgrade Options box, you will be able to find Abandoned Plugins/Themes Tolerance option: Here you can set specific amount of time for this feature. By default, it is set to 365 which means that if there wasn’t an official release from author for last 365 days, your dashboard will mark the plugin/theme

The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Website Maintenance

“I’m not going to be doing many chages on my website, so I don’t have to worry about a lot of maintenance, right?” I chuckle (hopefully not outloud) every time a client asks me this that question. I have to laugh a little bit because it’s a question influenced by some of the worst advice we’ve ever heard about blog maintenance. Low levels of activity with updates on a website does not mean you don’t need any other ongoing website maintenance. The reality is that even if there aren’t any content changes on the website (which isn’t a good strategy

How MainWP Will Save You Time and Money

MainWP is a WordPress management suite developed to be the most effective, self-hosted WordPress central dashboard. From the MainWP dashboard a user can control virtually all aspects of WordPress management including updating all of their sites with just one click of a button, schedule automated backups, monitor their sites, manage content across their network and much more. 1. Effortless Upgrades Do you have a busy schedule and dread all of the work you’ll be putting into upgrading sites, plugins and themes to the latest version? Worry no more! With the click of a button from your MainWP dashboard, all of your WordPress sites

Check if your Extensions are Properly Activated

Since the old MainWP extension licensing system is going to be retired make sure your extension are properly activated with an API key. To do that go to the MainWP extensions page and check for each extension if it shows the green “Activated” sign: If it shows “Enable” or “Disable” button it means that you need to activate it with an API key: Please follow this link if you need help with activating your extensions.

Use Tokens in your Boilerplate Pages

MainWP Boilerplate Extension allows you to use tokens in your Boilerplate pages and posts. Simply add your token in the title field and the correct value will be set on your child sites. Combination of tokens and custom text will enable you to have custom page title on each of your child sites.      

How you Can Make Sure That your Dashboard Can Communicate With your Child Site

You can use the Test Connection tab to see what response the Main plugin is receiving from a site. Test Connection 1. Go to Sites from the MainWP Dashboard menu, 2. Click the Test Connection tab, 3. Enter your sites URL, 4. Click Test Connection. The test will then tell you success or failure and the response received from the server.

Quickly Access WooCommerce Pages from your Dashboard

The MainWP WooCommerce Shortcuts Extension adds a useful widget to your child sites individual dashboards. The widget contains a set of links which will bring you directly to WooCommerce pages on your child site without logging into the site. [box] MainWP WooCommerce Shortcuts Extension requires the WooCommerce plugin installed on your child sites. [/box] If you don’t have the WooCommerce plugin installed on the child site, links won’t be available and the widget will display the notification for you.

Bulk Delete Child Sites

Bulk Actions dropdown provides you ability to Delete one or more child sites. To use the feature, select wanted child sites by checking the checkbox next to the child site, select the Delete action in dropdown menu and click the Apply button:

MainWP WooCommerce Status Extension Overview

MainWP WooCommerce Status extension provides you ability to see the WooCommerce status right from the MainWP Dashboard site. It enables you to monitor all your stores from one place. WooCommerce Status Dashboard On this page (MainWP > Extensions > MainWP WooCommerce Status Extension) you can see all your child sites with the WooCommerce plugin installed. Here you can see for each child site: Income for the current month Top Seller product for the current month Number of orders awaiting for the processing Number of orders on hold Number of products low on stock Number of products out of stock By clicking

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